Omega Ref. 920 vintage wristwatch, hallmarked 1947
A 9ct yellow gold manually wound wristwatch with two-tone dial
An early example of the Ref. 920, this watch comes directly from the original owner’s family. The silvered two-tone dial is in excellent condition with slim raised Arabic numerals and a ‘rail track’ style minute ring which has a distinctive, higher sheen finish that contrasts with the silk matt surface of the main dial body. There are light scuffs and scratches to the gold case, the winding crown is a replacement.
Omega’s Ref. 920 is an archetypal vintage wristwatch model with a brilliantly proportioned case featuring a polished chamfered bezel, gently down-turned lugs and flat, snap-on back. The model was available with a variety of different dial designs and the gold case was made for Omega by the English based Dennison case company. Early examples of the model, such as this, are not pierced to the outside of their lugs giving the profile view an unbroken sweep.
Manually wound, the watch is powered by the Omega calibre 30.T2 PC one of the earliest examples of the famous and highly successful 30 series.
[M] Omega calibre 30 T2 PC manually wound movement, lever escapement, 15 jewels, bi-metallic compensation balance [D] silvered two-tone dial, black Arabic numerals, high sheen rail track minute ring, engine-turned subsidiary seconds, blued steel feuille hands [C] 9ct yellow gold case, down-turned lugs, chamfered bezel, snap-on case back, replacement winding crown [S] dial and movement signed Omega, case signed Dennison
Diameter excluding winding crown: 33.5mm
Length including lugs: 40mm
Depth to centre of crystal: 9.5mm
Lug gauge/strap width: 18mm
Serviced and overhauled by an Omega approved service centre. This watch is sold with a one year guarantee and detailed Black Bough certificate. A Black Bough leather watch pouch will accompany this watch.